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Pepsi Plans Commercial Blitz to Promote Super Bowl Halftime Show

After spending the past several years surrounding its popular Super Bowl halftime show with commercials for its flagship drink, Pepsi wants to spend more time running ads and…

‘Yellowjackets’ Showrunner Jonathan Lisco on Cannibalism, the Death of [Spoiler!] and That Shocking Ending

SPOILER ALERT: This piece contains spoilers for the Season 1 finale of “Yellowjackets,” “Sic Transit Gloria Mundi,” which premiered Sunday, January 16 on Showtime. Internally at “Yellowjackets,” the…

Nickelodeon, Jace Norman Strike Development Pact Including ‘Henry Danger’ Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

Jace Norman spent several years battling Nickelodeon-style villians like The Toddler and Frankini as a young super-hero in the series “Henry Danger.” Now he’s taking on a role…

Atresplayer Orders ‘Veneno’ Follow-Up ‘Vestidas de Azul’ and Season 2 of Its Breakout Original Series ‘Cardo’

Spain’s Atresplayer Premium unveiled a slate of new and returning programs on Monday evening in a live presentation streamed from Madrid’s famed Gran Via, hosted by the streamer…

Remembering Lina Wertmüller: A Trailblazer Whose Best Films, Like ‘Seven Beauties,’ Swept You Away

If you weren’t around at the time, it’s hard to communicate just what a splashy, dominating place the Italian filmmaker Lina Wertmüller occupied during the 1970s. Wertmüller, who…

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ review: Bringing the movie to Broadway was a huge mistake

Why has a movie that was never anything more than a ridiculous vehicle for the late Robin Williams’ comedic talents been dragged onstage almost 30 years later without him?

The Best Pop Culture Jigsaw Puzzles to Gift This Year: Kacey Musgraves, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and More

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Poppin’ Off: Jack Harlow Is Keeping It Hip-Hop, Even as He Stares Down Mainstream Stardom

It’s a frigid Friday night in Chicago, and the place to be for Gen Z is Jack Harlow’s concert at the Aragon Ballroom, a meticulously renovated, hilariously ornate…

Ventana Sur: Industry Heavyweights Share Thoughts on Talent (EXCLUSIVE)

Production heavyweights from international markets converged on Monday afternoon to talk talent as part of Ventana Sur’s SoloSerieS. Moderated by Paula Cobo, content and sales manager at ESPotlight,…

‘South Park’ shocker: ‘Post COVID’ special kills off grown-up characters

Stan, Kyle and Cartman grow up fast as they solve the mystery of their friend’s death in the new hourlong “South Park: Post COVID” special, now streaming on Paramount+.

Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer #2 Easter Eggs and Clues: Here’s What We Learned

The second trailer for the highly anticipated Christmas time blockbuster, Spider-Man: No Way Home, has finally dropped, and wow did we ever get a few big presents to…

‘General Hospital’ actress Bergen Williams dead at 62

Laura Lynn “Bergen” Williams, known for playing Big Alice Gunderson on “General Hospital,” has died. She was 62.